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2016 VFW Scout of the Year

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Department of Virginia

2016 Scout of the Year

Through the VFW’s Scout of the Year (SoY) program, members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country have the opportunity to be rewarded with college scholarships of up to $5,000.


Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.

Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.   All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.


Scouts should submit the completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than March 1.


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Complete the application and submit to a VFW Post before 1 March 2016.

Your participation in this process is very important.

For additional information, please contact:

Bob Fenlason                                               or                     Mike Ford

Virginia Scouting Team, District 10                                  Virginia Scouting Team, District 10                                        

phone: (703) 760-5414.                                                       phone: (703) 622-1780